commendable

[kuh-men-duh-buh l]

adjective

worthy of praise: She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.

Related formscom·mend·a·ble·ness, nouncom·mend·a·bly, adverbnon·com·mend·a·ble, adjectivenon·com·mend·a·ble·ness, nounnon·com·mend·a·bly, adverbun·com·mend·a·ble, adjectiveun·com·mend·a·bly, adverb
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commendable

adj.

mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.

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